The world tends to praise the extrovert. The outgoing. The person stealing the show.
And the introvert gets relegated to second fiddle. And forgotten about.
It’s time we change our perception of the introvert.
Sure, they’re quiet and don’t do well in crowds. That doesn’t mean introverts don’t rock at leadership.
If you don’t know, introverts are typically more concerned with matters of the mind. They may avoid social situations and being around people can drain their energy. Often, they’ll come across as being self-centered or uncaring.
Hearing this, you may think introverts wouldn’t make a great leader. I think you’re wrong.
The traits of an introvert can serve a leader well.
Introverts are deep thinkers: Introverts tend to revert back into their mind to process all of the information they’ve consumed. They take the time to go over EVERYTHING. Read more...
Did you know you could benefit from being an ignorant leader?
It sounds counter-intuitive but it’s the truth. There’s a benefit in being ignorant.
What Makes An Ignorant Leader
I’m not talking about being lacking knowledge or being stupid. That won’t make you a better leader.
What I’m talking about is being ignorant of what’s not possible.
When you’re ignorant of the impossible, you’re able to lead better. You’re able to lead into the unknown.
Why Being Ignorant Makes You A Better Leader
All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure.
— Mark Twain
Being ignorant can be a huge asset in your leadership. You’re willing to attempt things that have never been done.
Take the tales of leaders like: Read more...
- Christopher Columbus: He took a route that others said was impossible. He ignored that fact and proved them wrong. Discovering America and changing the course of human history